July 10, 2019
With mirror-finish columns, geometric shapes, and dark rails, this backyard patio and pool area has a strong contemporary presence that stands out dramatically against fields of grass and stone.
June 14, 2019
Bollards are needed in all sorts of places where the ground is not level. In some cases, they’re used in conjunction with ramps or other access-friendly elements. In others, they’re installed to help mediate a steep grade or turn, where the risk of accident increases. To install properly on these sorts of surfaces, care must be taken.
June 6, 2019
Every residential and commercial building needs a fire safety plan to keep occupants safe in the event of an emergency. For high-occupancy buildings, the need for a fire safety plan only increases due to the sheer volume of people that need to be able to exit quickly. No matter what type of building you are designing, whether it’s residential, commercial or in the hospitality industry, be sure to include a detailed fire safety plan to ensure the safe evacuation of the entire building in the event of an emergency.
May 6, 2019
The T-Flex® Shielding range is a line of new radiation shielding materials, that will save you time and reduce installation frustration! No longer compromise on shielding effectiveness when protecting those difficult to access areas. T-Flex® Shielding is the industry’s preferred non-leaded shielding alternative. It provides maximum shielding effectiveness while still keeping the weight to a minimum, allowing you to reach your advanced ALARA program goals.
April 29, 2019
Alternative infill solutions are growing in popularity as architects, builders and homeowners look for creative ways to personalize and differentiate spaces. Beyond being functional, infill can add an element of style that ties together the outdoor living space and the home’s design aesthetic. Here are a variety of railing infill options that deliver style, function and safety.
April 17, 2019
Bullet-resistant security windows are comprised of a composite system of alternating glass and polymeric layers – typically polyvinyl butyral (PVB) or ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA). These dissipate the force of an impacting projectile before it penetrates through the other side of the window. Bullets are captured within the composite, providing effective protection for personnel from a variety of small arms fire.
April 5, 2019
This backyard deck follows the curves of its house and overlooks a nearby river. Our bronze aluminum cable railing system keeps this beautiful view open and perfectly matches the deck furniture. The cedar top rail adds a natural touch that livens up the living space with its bright color.
Spring forward with basement door maintenance: after rough winter, take steps now to evaluate and tend to your entryway
April 3, 2019
March 20, 2019
The sleek, streamlined cables work with a variety of architectural styles and can be used in both outdoor and indoor settings, including harsh environments. Perfect for public settings!
December 28, 2018
Fires are one of the most frightening and potentially devastating events that can happen in the workplace. In order to protect your staff as well as your building, it's vital to carry out regular fire safety inspections and outfit your building with the right equipment.
December 17, 2018
A new safety standard took effect on December 15 for window coverings with operable cords that are located in areas accessible by small children. The new standard, ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2018, was developed by the Window Coverings Manufacturer’s Association and the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
November 26, 2018
Since modern glass making was revolutionized in the 1950s, glass has been increasingly used for interior and exterior building applications due to its visibility and versatility. Glass railings are excellent examples of this, adding visibility and versatility to decks, balconies, stairways, pool enclosures, and more. Safety is a main purpose of railings and glass railings are an unobtrusive way to provide safety where you need it, whether inside or outside.
November 7, 2018
Safety. This vital component of the security entrance selection process is often missing from the conversation upfront. A failure to consider the safety features of security entrances could quickly and tragically undermine the effectiveness and success of the entire project, negatively affecting your ROI.
November 5, 2018
Stainless steel cable railing systems are revered for their beauty, and longevity. The brushed finish, subtle curves and bold lines of our round stainless steel cable railing systems give them modern eye appeal, and class, that exceed anything on the market today.
October 24, 2018
When looking for a safe space to store valuable documents or items, such as jewellery, money, or heirlooms, you want to know that your possessions are as safe as possible. Finnish specialists Kaso Oy offer security solutions that are more than just secure – their safes are capable of protecting your valuables from burglary, fire, and other possible threats.
October 10, 2018
Monday marked the beginning of National Fire Prevention Month. Every October local fire stations and other fire protection and prevention agencies campaign safety, security and safe egress in the event of a fire. Dennis Hunsinger, former Regional Director of FEMA said “Annual Observances like National Fire Prevention Week and National Fire Prevention Month are excellent opportunities to focus on fire hazards – but we should all practice fire safety every day – at home, at work and at play”.
October 4, 2018
One of the more interesting outcomes of home design websites like Houzz, Coco Lapine Design, Martha Stewart, Nora Schneider, to name a few, is an inevitable mash-up of design styles. Consider transitional home design, for example. This hybrid design approach blends the best elements of traditional and contemporary looks into a wholly distinct aesthetic that simultaneously charms and soothes with an easy-going elegance.
August 29, 2018
New Jersey builder, Bob Kiefer, never planned to construct one of the biggest, most elaborate decks of his life in the wilds of Vermont. But when he saw the view overlooking a pine-tree studded lake with rolling mountains as a backdrop, everything fell into place.
August 28, 2018
A big question that we often get from customers is what industries should utilize bullet-resistant glass? VP and GM, Rick Snelling, often asks his customers these questions to see if they fall into the category of needed bullet-resistant glass. Do you value your assets? Do you keep cash on site? Do you sell anything? Are you open during hours when most people are asleep? Are life-changing decisions made there?
August 11, 2018
Protect your employees and eliminate the danger of potential trip hazards with the SafetyRail 2000. This OSHA-compliant rooftop guardrail system provides a unique, non-penetrating fall protection system for workplace safety in rooftop or ground level applications.
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